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National highways for Himachal

The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned five new national highways for Himachal which will be upgraded out of the existing routes. This will add additional road length of 494.875km to the national highway network of the state. The five new highways would include Hamirpur-Sujanpur-Palampur (59.775km); Brahmpukhar-Bilaspur-Ghumarwin-Sarkaghat-Lad Bhadol-Baijnath; Bharmour-Chamba-Dalhousie-Pathankot (133km); Taradevi-Jubbarhatti-Kunihar-Ramshehar-Nalagarh-Ghanauli (106.4km) and Chandigarh-PGI (Baddi) Punjab Pokhran-Nalagarh-Ramshehar-Arki-Shalaghat ...

Madinah city’s ITS

Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah (Madinah City’s full name) is located in the centre of the western part of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is called ‘The Hijaaz’. It is the second of Islam’s cities, after Makkah Al-Mukarramah (Mecca) and home to the second of The Two Holy Mosques of Islam. A few years back Madinah installed Vantage video detection systems to ...

Auto Giants Opt for green technology

Maruti Suzuki India’s A Star Automatic which is 85% recyclable and Ritz Genus which has been testified for EMC compliance, and Tata Motors’ Indica Vista Drivetech4 which has Quadrajet engine, infuse new life in the fuel efficient technology of cars. BMW Group’s recent launch BMW X5, with its EfficientDynamics too, is underlining the need for greener measures in car manufacturing.

Electronic Toll Collection

ETC Systems, a vehicle indentification technology based on EPC, Gen-2 and ISO 18000-6C standards, will entirely transform toll collection in India. As it provides a centralised database and a unique ID to vehicles, it will enable the usage of many other applications too.

‘Janmarg’- Connecting people in Ahmedabad

Janmarg, a project of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation under JnNURM, is planned as an evolving system. A one of its kind project, it is sensitive to the needs of the people its vehicles carry.

Traffic signboards

Roots Marketing Agencies of Delhi manufactures various signages. Its signboards – Type 3 to type 11 – are used for various applications. They are rivetless signages – with no screws. Its solar traffic signs are ideal for hazard warning systems and many other traffic management applications. They are bright and easy to read. The company offers a wide range of ...

Using traffic signages, the smart way

Avery Dennison’s latest product OmniCube™ not only improves retro-reflectivity but its Intelligent Cube Technology efficiently returns light to drivers of all vehicles, including heavy Trucks, SUVs, Automobiles with the newest headlight designs and motorcycles.

Using Smartphones in cars for road safety

Swedish Transport Authorities are planning to start discussions with leading telecom companies to provide in-built mobile phones in cars that will switch off or automatically slow down the car if the driver reacts in a dangerous manner due to a phone conversation. Italy, on the other hand, has developed a software that allows information on hazardous roads to be shared through all smartphones.

Mumbai tops list of accident-prone cities

According to the National Crime Record Bureau’s 2008 report, Mumbai tops in the list of accidents in India. It accounts for one out of every five fatal accidents in the country. This latest compiled data with the home ministry shows that Mumbai accounts for 18.5% of total accidents in the country. Kolkata, with a record of 1.8%, comes at the ...